1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 659 - 668

1 Solidus, Byzantine Empire, 659 - 668

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One (1) solidus coin, Constans II
Byzantine Empire, 659 - 668
Obverse Image: Portrait busts of Constans II, with long beard on left, wearing plumed helmet, and Constantine, beardless, on right, crowned; each wearing chlamys; cross between their heads.
Obverse Text : DN / CONSTANTINUS / PPAV
Reverse Image: Long cross on globe between facing standing figures of Heraclius on left and Tiberius on right, both beardless, each wearing crown and chlamys and holding globus cruciger.
Reverse Text: VICTORIA / AVG / B / CONOB
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
coin
date made
659 - 668
maker
Constans II Emperor of Byzantium
place made
Turkey: İstanbul province, Istanbul
city
Turkey: İstanbul province, Constantinople
Physical Description
gold (overall material)
Measurements
overall:.11 cm x 1.93 cm; 1/32 in x 3/4 in
ID Number
NU.68.159.6075
catalog number
68.159.6075
accession number
283645
Credit Line
Estate of Josiah K. Lilly
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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